Newsletters


December
2017

The Joint Committee of the three European Supervisory Authorities (EBA, EIOPA and ESMA - "ESAs") published draft regulatory technical standards ("RTS").

December
2017

The European Securities and Markets Authority ("ESMA") published the results of its Peer Review of the Guidelines on certain aspects of the compliance function under MiFID.

November
2017

We would like to inform you that the Tax Department of the Republic of Cyprus has issued on 25 November 2015, Circular No. 198, amending the provisions the Cyprus Yacht Leasing Scheme that was firstly introduced in Cyprus since March 2012.

November
2017

The European Banking Authority ("EBA") published its sixth updated list of capital instruments that Competent Authorities across the EU have classified as Common Equity Tier 1 ("CET1").

November
2017

We would like to bring to your attention that the second installment of temporary tax for the year 2017 is due by 31 December 2017.

November
2017

We would like to inform you that the Cyprus House of Representatives in Cyprus voted on 3 November 2017 a new Law amending the Cyprus VAT Law N. 95(I)/2000 (hereafter ‘the Law’). The new Law was published in the Official Gazette of the Republic of Cyprus on the 13 of November 2017.

November
2017

The European Banking Authority ("EBA") opened a public consultation on a proposed amendment to the Regulatory Technical Standard 1 ("RTS 1") which details the implementation of the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive ("MiFID II") and Regulation ("MiFIR").

November
2017

We would like to remind you about obtaining a Legal Entity Identifier ("LEI") before 3 January 2018, the implementation date for Markets in Financial Instruments Directive ("MiFID II") and Regulation ("MiFIR") transaction reporting obligations. 

October
2017

The European Securities and Markets Authority ("ESMA") published 9 opinions on position limits regarding commodity derivatives under MiFID II/MIFIR. ESMA’s opinions agree 9 position limits proposed by the Financial Conduct Authority ("FCA").

October
2017

Further to our Newsletters Issue 03/2017 and 08/2017, we would like to inform you that the House of Representatives voted an amendment to the Law Regulating the Settlement of Overdue Taxes extending the deadline for the submission of applications to enter into the scheme by 3 months.

Publications


SEPTEMBER iCAS Newsletter Issue 33/2018
Following a vote, the industry-led working group on euro risk-free rate has recommended Euro Short Term Rate ("ESTER") as  the new euro...
17 September 2018
SEPTEMBER iCAS Newsletter Issue 32/2018
The Financial Conduct Authority ("FCA") have collaborated with the Chartered Insurance Institute ("CII") to create a re-assessment test of the...
10 September 2018
AUGUST iCAS Newsletter Issue 31/2018
The European Banking Authority ("EBA") launched three public consultations on amendments to the implementing Technical Standards ("ITS") on supervisory reporting...
03 September 2018
AUGUST iCAS Newsletter Issue 30/2018
The European Securities and Markets Authority ("ESMA") has issued a set of draft regulatory and implementing standards ("RTS/ITS") under the...
27 August 2018
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